Banana Nut Cake

Banana Nut Cake Recipe

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Sheri Mullins

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@shlymu64

I made this cake for cake balls at a wedding rehearsal. They were a big hit!

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Prep:
15 Min
Cook:
30 Min

Ingredients

CAKE

2 1/4 c
sugar
3/4 c
solid vegetabble shortening
1 1/2 c
bananas, mashed, ripe (3 bananas)
3
eggs
1 1/2 tsp
vanilla extract
3 c
all purpose flour
1 tsp
salt
1 1/2 tsp
baking powder
1 1/4 tsp
baking soda
1 c
buttermilk
1 1/2 c
pecans, chopped (optional)

FROSTING

1 c
bananas, mashed, ripe (2 bananas)
3 Tbsp
butter, softened
2 c
powdered sugar
1 1/2 c
pecans, chopped (optional)

How to Make Banana Nut Cake

Step-by-Step

  • 1Preheat oven to 350 degrees; spray 3 9-inch cake pans with Pam.
  • 2Cream sugar and shortening together with mixer.
  • 3Add mashed banans, eggs and vanilla; mix well.
  • 4In small bowl, combine flour, salt, baking powder and baking soda.
  • 5Add dry ingredients to banana mixture alternately with buttermilk. Beat 3 minutes on medium.
  • 6Stir in pecans; pour batter into pans. Bake 30 minutes
  • 7FROSTING: Beat together bananas, butter and powdered sugar. Add additional powdered sugar if needed to achieve spreading consistency. Stir in pecans.
  • 8Spread frosting making a triple layer cake.

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About Banana Nut Cake

Course/Dish: Cakes